College of Arts & Sciences News

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 9:52pm
Two Kent State University students, in the College of Arts and Sciences, were among 62 students from 50 different U.S. universities recently selected for funding by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program.  
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:59pm
International project to study COVID-19’s impact on the UK’s LGBTQ+ population announced.
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 11:43am
The medical and science communities are always seeking new ways to study and monitor organs and common diseases to improve human health and quality of life.   While there is a seemingly endless need for versatile, low-cost, yet highly sensitive biochemical sensor devices, there a...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 2:00pm
Yingfei Jiang, a College of Arts and Science graduate student in the Chemical Physics program and the Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University, and his advisor Deng-Ke Yang, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Physics, have invented the first e...
Friday, May 15, 2020 - 10:54am
Dr. Joseph D. Ortiz, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Geology at Kent State University, was part of an international team of researchers that co-authored an article about a deadly tsunami that occurred about 1,000 years ago in Tanzania. The study sug...
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 9:56am
On February 29, 2020, the History Department at Kent State University hosted a research symposium entitled, “The May 4th Event and New Directions in Scholarship on the Vietnam War.” The symposium, as organized by History professors Kevin Adams, Ann Heiss, and Shane Strate, had tw...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 6:51pm
Joseph D. Ortiz, Ph.D., professor and assistant chair in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Geology at Kent State University, recently authored a “News and Views” article in Nature Geoscience that discusses research carried out by another research team that reassesse...
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 5:57pm
Have you ever seen the “nasty green slime” – properly known as a harmful algal bloom, or HAB in Lake Erie? Remember the July 31, 2014 “Do Not Drink/Do Not Boil” public health warning messages in Toledo? Tests revealed that the algae was producing microcystin, a sometimes deadly l...
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 11:25am
There is a very good chance that technology, incubated at Kent State University, could play an integral role in improving NASA astronauts’ performance on the next space missions to the moon and Mars.